Category: Art

  • Ladies, Ladies! Art Show 2014

    There’s no denying that tattooing has been a male-dominated art form but that’s not to say that there aren’t hundreds of talented female artists out there. In order to celebrate the abundance of talented women in the industry the “Ladies,… [ read more ]

  • Bone Marrow Donor Drive for Artist Seth Kushner

    JHU Comic Books, Hang Dai Studios & Delete Blood Cancer Present: A  Bone Marrow Donor Drive In Support of Seth Kushner JHU Comic Books 32 East 32nd Street New York, NY Wednesday May 28th, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hang Dai Studios has gathered some of their finest talents to come together for a signing event where you can… [ read more ]

  • Why Temporary Tattoos Suck

    Let’s be honest, temporary tattoos suck. Whether they are of an unoriginal design bought out of a vending machine and applied with a little water or drawn onto the skin with ink they pale in comparison to the real thing…. [ read more ]

  • Tattoos of Artwork by H.R. Giger

    Famed Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger passed away yesterday at the age of 74. Giger was known for his surrealistic artwork that was heavily influenced by science fiction. The most famous representation of his work is the design of the alien… [ read more ]

  • Carl Zimmer’s Unified Theory of Tattoo

    “I happened to notice a tattoo of DNA on the arm of a neuroscientist and it got me to wondering if scientists are the sort of people who have lots of tattoos,” Carl Zimmer—noted science writer and author of Science… [ read more ]

  • A Mesmerizing Slow Motion View of a Tattoo

    For most people the act of getting a tattoo involves hearing the buzz of the machine, feeling the pain of the needles, and watching as the machine slides across their skin. Since the machine hides the needles to some degree… [ read more ]

  • The Healing Power of Ink

    Warning: Some of the photos within this post may be considered graphic by some readers. “When I first saw the finished piece I lost it,” breast cancer survivor Deanna Cummaro recalled of her mastectomy tattoo. “I would tear up just… [ read more ]